CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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January 3, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
In reporting on a leader's funeral, how do you think that news coverage controlled by the leader's government would be different from independent news coverage?
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Daily Discussion Questions
What is the difference between a caucus and a primary? What do you think might be the pros and cons of each form of voting?
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How have the Iowa caucuses affected some presidential campaigns in the past? Who do you think will win the Republican Iowa caucuses, and why? How do you think this year's Iowa caucuses could impact Republicans' campaigns?
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Who was Kim Jong Il? What has South Korean President Lee Myung-bak said about his country's relationship with North Korea in the wake of Kim's death? What do you think is ahead for North and South Korea? Explain.
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How did some cities around the world celebrate the beginning of the New Year? How did you commemorate this event? Why do you think that people celebrate the beginning of a New Year?
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